unnamed 1 26thSFF CID 480x100

ZAGREB: Stimulated by the international productions shot in Croatia recently, especially the fourth season of HBO’s series Game of Thrones, screen tourism can be a strong alternative to regular tourism and a boost to the local film industry.

BUCHAREST: Three film lessons on Lucian Pintilie and Tudor Giurgiu’s Love Sick are among the highlights of the newly released free VOD from Romanian Film Promotion.

BUCHAREST: Distributor InterComFilm Romania has already started a promotional campaign marketing Ovidiu Georgescu's The Last Incubus as the first Romanian magic realism film, well in advance of its 14 February 2014 release.

BUCHAREST: The National Centre for Cinema will give out 6.7 m EUR/30m RON in the first session of the grants contest in 2013, which opened on 13 November, which is three times as much as in previous sessions.

ZAGREB: Silvije Petranovic’s adaptation of the classic children novel The Brave Adventures of the Little Shoemaker sold 21,693 tickets in its first weekend, outperforming Thor: The Dark World.

BUCHAREST: Romanian filmmakers are protesting a bill which they claim will give 50 percent of the Film Fund to local councils for the renovation of old cinema theatres and the construction of new ones.

NICOSIA: The English-language low-budget romantic comedy Committed written and directed by Stelana Kliris is expected to be completed by the end of December 2013.

BUCHAREST: Director Michael Damian is in production with Love by Design a romantic comedy featuring the British-born international star Jane Seymour. The film is produced by Solar Indie Junction, a new company established in Romania by Mandragora Group.

MALTA: After filming among the most beautiful places in the Maltese Islands, including underwater scenes since 30 September, Konstantin Buslov's film The Divers wrapped shooting on 28 October. The Malta based Film Corporation Ltd provided services throughout the whole month of shooting.

BUCHAREST: Romania’s National Centre for Cinema and France’s Le Centre National du Cinéma et de l'image animée signed a joint declaration on 29 October 2013, promising regular communication and the encouragement of coproduction, distribution, expertise, film education, heritage preservation and fighting against piracy.